What to Read Next for Children

Click on the title or image of the award to view a list of winners.  If you would like to request a title, please ask and we will be happy to try to find it for you.

Children’s BooksLook for these stickers on award-winning books.

Caldecott Medal Awarded by the Association for Library Caldecott_MedalService to Children, a division of the American Library Association (ALA) to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children published in the United States during the preceding year.

Newberry_MedalNewberry Medal – Awarded by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of ALA to the most distinguished American children’s book published the previous year.

Nutmeg Book Award – Connecticut’s choice nutmegfor best books for young readers, divided by ages.  Intermediate books are for grades 4-6, Teen for grades 7-8, and, new for 2014, High School for grades 9-12.

New2016 Nutmeg Nominees

2016 Nutmeg Elementary List (Grades 2 – 4)

2016 Nutmeg Intermediate List (Grades 4 – 6)

KDL What’s Next® Database – Find out the next book in the series you’re reading.